Jenny is our very talented Listed Member from the Isle of Eigg and we asked if she would give us a wee insight into life as a weaver on a small island. You can see Jenny’s full range of exquisite creations on her website at www.anead-knitwear.co.uk
I’ve been asked to share my recipe for this blog which I’m happy to do. What you need to remember is that this is mine because I have tweaked the recipe to suit my taste and requirements. I like a thick, comforting bowl of soup which is filling and warming at the same time. I like the richness of butter and full fat milk with a little extra cream and serve it with bread; Oatmeal for choice and some more butter. I think it is worth sourcing undyed smoked haddock from your local fishmonger or supermarket. The over-dyed, bright yellow, smoked haddock is just not appealing to me. Floury potatoes are also essential. I like Roosters but choose your own favourites. So to begin...
With school holidays comes the inevitable days out to keep the little terrors darlings happy! We have pulled together a few ideas for either free or cheap days out in the Highlands and Islands and hope you feel inspired to go out and explore all the fabulous things on offer.